Portal:Current events/October 2003

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October 2003 was the tenth month of that common year. The month, which began on a Wednesday, ended on a Friday after 31 days.

Portal:Current events[edit]

This is an archived version of Wikipedia's Current events Portal from October 2003.

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  81. ^ "BBC NEWS - UK - Irish guns 'fuel British crime'". Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  82. ^ "BBC NEWS - Technology - Microsoft chatrooms close". Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  83. ^ "BBC NEWS - Middle East - Israel to expel West Bank detainees". Retrieved 22 December 2015.
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  95. ^ "BBC NEWS - Middle East - US blocks action on Israeli 'wall'". 15 October 2003. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
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  107. ^ "BBC NEWS - Middle East - US combat deaths pass 100". Retrieved 22 December 2015.
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  193. ^ "BBC NEWS - Europe - Key Kremlin figure removed". 30 October 2003. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
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